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Job Category: Executive Director
Reference #: TN000
Job Title: Program Director
Hiring Organization: Spectrum Health Systems
Salary Range: $40-$45K/yr
Closing Date: 06/25/2012
Job Location: Tennessee
Description: Spectrum Health Systems, is looking for a qualified Program Director to head the staff in the Mark Luttrell Correctional Complex (MLCC) in Memphis.

Job Description:

The Program Director provides clinical and operational supervision of the Therapeutic Community Treatment Program. This position works closely with Tennessee Department of Correction personnel, other institutional vendors, and off-site Spectrum. Provides staff supervision and training. Develops program scheduling in coordination with TDOC administration. Demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks and responsibilities and complete duties in the allotted time. Prepares weekly staff and program schedules. Ensures program adherence to TDOC policies, procedures and security requirements. Audits program for contract compliance on a regular basis. Conducts intakes, assessments and testing of assigned inmates. Ensures offender adequately completes Transition Accountability Plan (continuing care/relapse prevention plan). Serves as role-model/mentor for offenders while maintaining professional boundaries. Assists with drug testing as needed. Monitors the therapeutic environment and assures offender compliance with all Program rules and regulations. Performs follow-up tracking with program graduates. Complies with and supports all Tennessee Department of Correction and program rules, regulations and procedures.

  • Must be licensed in Tennessee as an Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC).
  • Master's degree or equivalent experience in behavioral or social sciences or corrections preferred.
  • Minimum of one year supervisory experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, Mental Health and related fields as they currently exist and may in the future is required.
  • Extensive knowledge in the various aspects of evidence based behavioral health technology and methodologies of addiction and mental health treatment as they pertain to the criminal justice population preferred.
  • Command of writing skills appropriate to the behavioral health field with familiarity of terminology generally utilized in substance abuse treatment and mental health is required.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc. preferred.
Special Instructions: Please email or fax your resume and cover letter to Erica Schulman: (fax)508-792-4569. When submitting resume and cover letter for review, please include JOB ID: TN000 in the subject.

We invite all interested parties to learn more about the Spectrum family by visiting our website: www.spectrumsys.org
Additional Online Information: www.spectrumsys.org
Contact Information: Erica Schulman
10 Mechanic Street
Suite 302
Worcester , Massachusetts United States
508-792-5400 x 7125
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